Recent Honors Projects


"100 Thumbs Up, Eggplant: How Emoji Develop Meaning in Three Languages" 

"Ask Me to Lead: Degendering West Coast Swing" 

"Understanding the Arab Spring Through Individual and Country Participation Rates Related to the Effects of Neoliberalism Post 1980: A Literature Review and OLS Model Regression" 

"The Subtle Weapon: A Literary Analysis of Microagressions in The Bluest Eye

"Law and Crime Within The Bluest Eye: A Quantitative Approach to a Quantitative Field" 


"Batrachotoxin and Its Effect on Crayfish Neurons"

"Predicting the Unpredictable: Forecasting Atypical Elections"

"The Application of Sustainable Indices to Springfield, MO"

"A Study of Asian American Experience and Identity in the Midwest"

"Assessing the Impact of Strict Voter Identification Laws: Do They Matter and If So, How?"

"Associations Between Childhood Experiences and Adult Humane  Attitudes"

"Does Population Density Affect Political Ideology? Analysis of Data from the 2015 U.S. Presidential Election"


"Coral Disease and Its Prevalence Along the Roatan, Honduras Coastline of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System"

"Forcing Compliance: Police Training - Perspectives and Responses to Use of Force"

"Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer: Reality in Rimas"

“'I Feel Different': An Examination of Uncertainty Management Processes of International Students"

"Optimization of Novel Techniques to Study Cell-Cell Transmission of HIV"

"Political Participation and Anti-Americanism: A Case Study of Iraq"

"Shaping Renaissance Florence’s Identity Through Devotion to Marian Miraculous Images"


“Alcatraz and Azkaban: Theories of Criminality in Harry Potter”

“Originalism v. the Living Constitution: An Interpretive Debate”

“Religious Ecstasy and Pentecostalism: A Look into the Factors that Drive Ecstatic Episodes”

“Speaking the Same Language: Court Interpretation in Southwest Missouri”

“A Tale of Two Twitters”

“Theatre: Creating. Doing. Being.”


“Dan Brown, Conspiracy, and the Public Eye: Understanding the Appeal of The Da Vinci Code to Post-9/11 Readers”

“Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling as a Therapeutic Resource: A Comprehensive Analysis”

“The Pain Predicament: Finding an Integrative Approach to Chronic Pain”

“The Synthesis of Bach Into Twentieth Century Voices”

“Voting Isn't Fair: The Underlying Voting Power Distribution of the United States' Electoral College”